Unexamined Lives

The story of the 20th century as lived by residents in the Derbyshire village of Borrowash

Simpkins, Elijah

These details are not confirmed. He was born and lived in West Bromwich. There is no proven connection with Ockbrook & Borrowash.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

SIMKIN, E

Rank: Private
Service No: 13972
Date of Death: 26/04/1918
Regiment/Service: Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment), 2nd Bn.
Grave Reference: I. O. 12.
Cemetery: BRANDHOEK NEW MILITARY CEMETERY NO.3
Additional Information:

Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-1919

Name: Elijah Simpkins
Birth Place: West Bromwich, Staffs
Residence: West Bromwich, Staffs
Death Date: 26-Apr-18
Death Place: France and Flanders
Enlistment Place: Derby
Rank: Private
Regiment: Notts and Derby (Sherwood Foresters) Regiment
Battalion: 2nd Battalion
Regimental Number: 13972
Type of Casualty: Killed in action
Theatre of War: Western European Theatre

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